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The Flight Attendant Uniform: Iconic Fashion and Style

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The Flight Attendant Uniform: Iconic Fashion and Style

Even though the face of aviation and the role of the flight attendant has changed dramatically over the years, the iconic status of the flight attendant uniform has remained a constant. I remember one of the instructors during Continental Airlines training reading us the uniform guidelines from the 1960s. Back then, stewardesses were required to wear a girdle and carry their luggage in their left hand. Only their left hand. Times have changed but flight attendants are still the face of the airline and their biggest branding tool. Although...

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September Newsletter

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September Newsletter

Shiny New Wings Spotlight: Nicole and I have been working together for a while now. She bought the DreamLifter package several months ago and even though she was ready to invest monetarily in her dream, she wasn’t quite ready to take the plunge. As she got her life ready to change careers, we worked through all the Dreamlifter package offers. (Resume rewrite, books, and coaching) When United sent her an interview invite, she was ready! A few weeks ago, Nicole attended her first face to face interview and I am happy to announce she...

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August 2015 Webinar Recap

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Flight Attendant Career Connection hosts a free webinar on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 9 pm eastern. Make sure you are on the email list so you don’t miss link to join us live. If you missed the webinar in August, don’t worry. You can watch it here....

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Michell Post’s Story: Redefining the Mature Woman

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Michell Post’s Story: Redefining the Mature Woman

I am so excited about this guest post. Michelle is a flight attendant and an author. She has an inspiring story for anyone who wants to fly as a second career. Are you too old? No Way! FUTURE GODDESS OF THE SKY For those of us over 40 or even 50, we have a whole new world open to us. You can be a goddess in the sky! We have raised our kids…some of us are single. What we have now that we did not have in our ‘youth’ is total and complete freedom! For me…I was a single parent for over 20 years. I had to balance a job, well several jobs, as well...

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Small Business Saturday Round Up

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Small Business Saturday Round Up

As a small business owner, I love Small Business Saturday. I know we have a lot of flight attendants who have a side hustle or a side business. I thought it would be fun to compile a list of small businesses owned by members of the FACC community. As you are working on your Christmas list, check out and support these small business, too! If you would me to include your business in our next list please join this special email list. Miguel Angel Pereyra Jr owns the event planning company MP Vanity Events. Xylina Roman sells Jamberry Nails....

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Frontier Airlines Recruiting Event

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 Frontier is holding a recruiting event in Chicago on November 9 and 10th!  To attend you must RSVP by email and apply online at http://www.flyfrontier.com/careers. Full directions on how to save your spot can be found in the flyer below. Good...

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From Sky Queen to ER Angel

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This essay, written by Lorena Birt, is bittersweet and so beautiful. Lorena was my roommate at Continental training and she is one of the best FAs I know. Before Continental, she had a long career as an international FA with Northwest. She hung up her wings to become a nurse a few years ago. So many aspiring flight attendants are chasing a dream as a second career. Lorena did it the other way. She left the sky to pursue a second dream career as an ER nurse. Our lives are made up of so many chapters and each one is valuable. No matter what...

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Abbie Unger’s Mornings Australia TV Interview

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Abbie Unger’s Mornings Australia TV Interview

A few weeks ago, I was in a fitting room at Talbots, trying on white jeans. It was my birthday and my mom and I had just gotten our nails done and we were spending the rest of our free time shopping. The jeans were perfect. After I put my own clothes back on, I checked my phone for new notifications and I saw I had received a tweet from a morning show in Australia. They had read the Huffington Post article I was interviewed for and they wanted to interview me! Fast forward 5 days and that is exactly what happened. I was interview on Mornings...

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Travel the World With Bella and Stew

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From time to time, I come across a company or product that I just have to share with y’all. Designs Buh Bye Lindy is one of these company. Lindy was an American Airlines flight attendant for 27 years before she took the offered buy out and said “Buh Bye” for the last time in 2013. These cute designs got their start all because she wanted to wear a cute shirt to her very last recurrent training. Click here to read the whole, inspiring story. Designs Buh Bye Lindy has expanded from a t-shirt line to a brand offering bag tags, mugs, glasses and...

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A Good Flight Attendant Changes Everything

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Hello Dreamers and Flyers,                                                                                                           Below you find a guest post from a friend of mine, Colleen. She travels all around the country with her special needs daughter visiting doctors and searching for hope. I can tell you from personal experience, traveling with children is hard, but I cannot imagine what it must be like to travel with someone who has special needs. Colleen gives some good insight into how we as flight attendants can help. On the...

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